The painter Leo is unhappy because the people do not understand his art, although he tries to apply it t everyday life. Professor Balthazar, the only person who buys his pictures brings him for his birthday present a flower port from which would grow a beautiful flower . Two butterflies, Florian and Fib, fall in love with the flower and Leo falls in love with them An inseparable friendship is started. Wishing to show Professor Balthazar his gratitude , Leo performs a show in which Florian and Fib are involved. Colour TV transmitted it and a million viewers are delighted. The colours of their wings created a new fashion which could not be stopped. Leo becomes famous but he continues to live modestly with his two inseparable friends Florian and Fib.